Washington Dulles (IAD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Hi, I got a flight from Beijing to IAD landed at 14:25; and then a flight from IAD to Toronto leave at 17:05 (not connected flights). What's the transfer process? Is the time enough?
You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then take your bags to the check-in desk for your airline to Toronto, then go through security and to your departure gate.
My daughter is flying to Barcellona on United. First leg is SFO to IAD. What is the procedure to connect? Does she need to pick up her bags first or are they checked through? Will she need to go through security again to get to the International gate for United?
All she has to do in IAD on her way to Barcelona is walk from her arrival gate to her departure gate. No procedures.
thanks - yes its easy. Bags are checked straight through
I have a United flight from Montreal arriving here at Washington with a 45 minute layover to get to my next United flight to go to Denver, Colorado. I've heard that if both your flights are United that going through customs shouldn't be a problem... is this true? Is 45 minutes enough time? Thank you!!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in IAD is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Hi guys, my friend and i will be traveling internationally on our own to Thailand for the first time this december and I am about to book the flight. Last time i traveled with family i remember just making the connections from plane to plane but i read somewhere that in IAD you have to claim your checked bags and have them re check??? our layover time i IAD to get to another terminal to go to Narita is only 55 minutes... we are usually very quick people and if i have one doubt ill just find the nearest air employee .. but this kinda doubting if we will be able to make it time for the connecting flight? unless Im not understanding something
If both flights are on the same reservation and the flight into IAD is domestic you don't have to do anything with your bags in IAD on the way to Asia. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi I'm travelling with my 4 yr kid from Atlanta to Canada and layover in iad is 43 mins booked with United. Which terminal do I arrive and depart and how to travel between terminals? Is it sufficient time to change gates?
IAD only has one terminal. You won't know your concourse until the day of your flight. United and United Express use A, C, and D. You should have enough time.
I am flying from Morgantown to IAD arrving at 4:20 PM and need to connet to British airways for a 6:00 PM flight. Then to come home, we land in Dulles at 08:20 PM and need to make the 10:15 flight back to Morgantown. Is there enough time to make these connections? Thanks, Pat
With the late arrival you might have a chance. Maybe if you call Southern Airways Express ahead of time and tell them they can help you make the connection.
Wow, thanks for the speedy response. So the departing connection should be OK, but the return might be "iffy". Is this what you suspect? The Morgantown flight is usually so small....I think with a phone call...they may wait to be sure we make it. Thanks again for your help! Pat